Rebecca Ruth Gould


Rebecca Ruth Gould is the author of the poetry collections Beautiful English (2021) and Cityscapes (2019). She translates from Persian, Russian, and Georgian. Her next translation, with Kayvan Tahmasebian, is House Arrest: Poems of Hasan Alizadeh (Arc Publications, 2022).

  • September 8, 2021 Hasan Alizadeh
    Photo by valkrye131 / Flickr I kiss her & death is the shadow of that loving bird shaking on the pool yet when she turns to look it has flown. * She’s gone, sleepwalking with her kisses…
  • Bijan Elahi
    Brooklyn. The Operating System. 2019. 106 pages. BIZHAN ELAHI (1945–2010) was not a prominent voice in Iranian poetry during his own lifetime. His relative obscurity might explain why…